In addition to applying for this position online, Interested candidates should contact Dr. Santhi Ganesh, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, with current resume or CV and references. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Lab website: www.ganeshlab.org
The Ganesh lab is seeking a talented Postdoctoral Research Fellow for genetic and molecular studies of vascular disease in the context of Neurofibromatosis type I, vascular connective tissue diseases, and related disorders leading to adverse arterial remodeling, stenosis, and hypertension. Our projects include gene discovery approaches such as genome sequencing, and functional experimentation to understand mechanisms of discovered genes using in vitro and in vivo murine models.
Candidates should have experience and/or publications in genetics, molecular biology, vascular biology, or computational biology/transcriptomics areas, with an interest in human genetics. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in both human genetics and functional biology investigations, and, to see how the two are integrated in disease-oriented research. The ideal candidate is highly motivated to learn scientific methods and to write manuscripts and grant applications. The laboratory has secured multiple NIH and non-NIH sources of funding. Dr. Ganesh is a faculty mentor of several NIH-supported T32 training grants at University of Michigan.
M.D. or Ph.D. required. Basic science discipline preferred, such as molecular biology, cell biology, or vascular biology. Candidates with computational skills are also encouraged to apply.
40 hours, full-time. Days -- hours negotiable.
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